In Malaysian history class, we learned that rubber plantations in the country was promoted by an Englishman named Henry Nicholas Ridley (1855-1956).
He was a botanist, naturalist, and geologist who spent most of his time in Singapore.
His career on this side of the globe started in 1888. He applied
What About Kuching (WAK 2019) is back for its third and the biggest edition yet.
Featuring a total of 56 collaborations and 99 events, WAK 2019 will turn Kuching city into a hub of colourful activities between Sept 28 to Oct 27.
Since its inception in 2017, WAK had been
So by now, you might have seen all the reviews for Kuching Food Fest 2019. From the most popular foods, most popular ice-creams to the classic and best foods you should actually try.
But we, at KajoMag are going to share with you the type of food that actually matters
During World War II (WWII), Batu Lintang camp housed both Allied prisoners of war (POWs) and civilian internees.
The living conditions within the compounds were cramped. The occupants were separated into different compounds and groups, namely British officers and non-commissioned officers (NCOs), Australian officers and NCOs, Dutch officers and NCOs,
Pengiran Muda Hashim (also known as Raja Muda Hashim) has famously gone down in history as the man who sought the backing of James Brooke and his schooner, the Royalist, to fight against rebels and pirates in Sarawak.
Responding to the request, Brooke succeeded in controlling the uprising in Sarawak.
Harriette McDougall was the wife of Francis Thomas McDougall, the first Anglican Bishop of Labuan and Sarawak from 1849 to 1868.
They first arrived in Sarawak on June 29, 1848 then subsequently established a medical mission as well as a home school here.
The couple spent the next 20 years
Sept 16, 1963 marks the day the Federation of Malaysia was established. But did you know that the United Nations only released its UN Malaysia Assessment Mission report two days before on Sept 14?
UN Secretary-General U Thant had sent nine men on a mission with the agreement of Britain,
What would you do if you came across a scene of floating dead bodies? It is an unimaginable sight for today’s Sarawakians but that was what happened during the early part of World War II.
Before we get into the floating dead bodies, let’s talk about the Japanese attack on
If you have never seen the old Sarawak coat of arms, you can spot it on the pediment above the pillars of the Kuching General Post Office on Jalan Tun Haji Openg.
There you will see the shape of an animal on top of a shield and the words "Dum
If Sarawakians were to name one 19th century schooner that they may know, the answer would most probably be the Royalist.
(For Pirates of the Caribbean fans who said The Black Pearl, you'd be off by a century as the trilogy was set roughly in the mid-1700s.)
The Royalist itself was